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The team at Polygames make some small improvements to the series in PGA Tour Golf III. It has a US setting in terms of the courses and players, unlike PGA European Tour, with 8 licensed courses in total: Avenel, Las Colinas, River Highlands, Sawgrass, Scottsdale, Southwind, Summerlin and The Woodlands. Gameplay modes include three different practice options (driving range, putting green, and a full round) as well as a tournament, skins challenge, match play, and shoot-out.

Gameplay follows the standard model with swings made from of a view behind the golfer, with the customary three-click method (start, power, accuracy). Before taking a shot, the club choice, direction and intended draw/fade (spin on the ball) are selected. The game features instant replays and user-created players, stats and tournaments saved to battery-backed RAM. Only the Genesis version has course flybys with tips from PGA pros and switches to a different camera view for the ball's landing.

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PGA Tour Golf III SNES Title screen.
PGA Tour Golf III Genesis Already missed par this time
PGA Tour Golf III Genesis Main Menu
PGA Tour Golf III SNES Tee-off

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Alternate Titles

  • "PGA Tour 96" -- SNES title

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Genesis Apr 14, 2002 A 100
Gamers (Germany) Genesis Dec, 1994 2 out of 16 93
GameFan Magazine Genesis Dec, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Mega Fun Genesis Nov, 1994 90 out of 100 90
GamePro (US) Genesis Jan, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Dec, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Genesis Nov, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Video Games SNES Apr, 1996 86 out of 100 86
High Score Genesis Feb, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Apr, 1996 7 out of 10 70

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